Kyle Giersdorf is now a millionaire after winning the solo event of the competition in the Arthur Ashe Stadium in NY - the venue which also hosts the US Open tennis tournament.
Fifty duo teams of two players, and 100 solo players, made it through to the final and competed to take home a cut of the $30 million prize pool at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in NY city.
Sixteen-year-old Emil Bergquist Pedersen from Norway known as "Nyhrox" in the game and 17-year-old David "Aqua" Wang from Austria, won the Fortnite World Cup duo championship, beating 50 other teams to share a $3 million prize.
Jaden competed under the name Wolfiez at the three-day event held inside the Arthur Ashe tennis stadium in NY.
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$30 million in prize money was distributed, with $3 million going to each victor of the solo and duo competitions. One big victor was Jaden Ashman, a 15-year-old schoolboy from Essex who shared a cool £1.8m with his teammate for winning second place in the doubles contest. Wimbledon's winners take home a little under $3 million.
The real victor here though is Epic Games for cementing Fortnite even further into the pop culture consciousness.
Me and my mum, we clash quite a lot. she thought that I was spending eight hours a day in my room just wasting my time.
The inaugural World Cup of Fortnite was announced by Epic in June, 2018, with qualification beginning in April of this year.
During the weekend's highlights, attendees filled about two-thirds of the Arthur Ashe stadium, which has a seating capacity of 23,000.
Launched in 2017, Fortnite's popularity helped Epic Games reach a US$15-billion valuation previous year. For anyone who thinks they can't get rich off of playing video games, these guys prove otherwise. Although, how this would work in practice requires some clarification due to logistics of 100 players participating in each match of Fortnite. Airwaks, who won the pros versus amateurs event Friday, told CNN Business he was upset with not performing better Saturday. "I love you so much bro @aquaa", he gushed. According to Epic, it is one of the most widely-played video games with over 250 million players. Originally from Pennsylvania, the young gamer took the lead in the first of six games and never looked back.